So approx 45 countries throghout the world have introduced Voting Rights for women, what about all the others. Also are their any restrictions on these rights for if women have voting rights it should apply to all women.
How secure are these rights, can they be easily withdrawn.
Equality should be engaged everywhere and not only with regards to voting rights, but, I assume, you have to start somewhere.
Yes, what about Switzerland why did it take them so long.
It is quite sobering to look at the year when women were allowed the vote.
Here is a list. It’s a bit crude because there are instances where aboriginals were still denied voting rights.
It is quite shocking to see countries such as Switzerland not allowing females to vote until 1971!!
To think that some countries only gave women the right to vote in the last couple of decades!!
There is much that needs doing in order to gain equality throughout the world.
Well done New Zealand!! Shame upon so many countries!!
- 1893 New Zealand
- 1902 Australia1
- 1906 Finland
- 1913 Norway
- 1915 Denmark
- 1917 Canada2
- 1918 Austria, Germany, Poland, Russia
- 1919 Netherlands
- 1920 United States
- 1921 Sweden
- 1928 Britain, Ireland
- 1930 South Africa3
- 1931 Spain
- 1934 Turkey
- 1944 France
- 1945 Italy
- 1947 Argentina, Japan, Mexico, Pakistan
- 1949 China
- 1950 India
- 1954 Colombia
- 1957 Malaysia, Zimbabwe
- 1962 Algeria
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